Pros & Cons of Taking Car to College

July 27th, 2022 by
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There are both pros and cons to allowing your child to take a car to college. If you haven’t made a firm decision, these points are worth considering. First, be certain that you know the college or university’s policies and restrictions regarding student vehicles and parking. Check out public transportation, biking, and walking options as…

Kia Forte Earns Top Ranking

June 30th, 2022 by
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The Kia Forte earned the top ranking in the J.D. Power 2022 U.S. Initial Quality Study (IQS) for the fourth consecutive year. The annual report analyzed responses from 84,165 respondents with regard to 189 vehicle models across 26 segments. Vehicles were evaluated on driving experience, engine and transmission performance, and a broad range of quality…

Kia CPO Fills Inventory Gap

January 5th, 2022 by
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New Kia inventory is at its lowest in 15 months and Kia Certified Pre-owned (CPO) vehicles are filling the inventory gap for both us and our customers.  We are getting inventory every week, but not enough to satisfy all requests.  This demand is making it difficult for customers to find and drive the vehicles they…

Forte Forges New Identity

October 21st, 2021 by
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The 2022 Kia Forte forges a new identity as it appears in showrooms this quarter. The midcycle refresh adds new design elements give the Forte a more aggressive stance. The interior improvements include modern cabin features and an optional 10.25” inch widescreen navigation display. The compact boasts six standard Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and…

Kia National Dealer Meeting

September 28th, 2021 by

Last week, Steve Appelbaum, Kia Country of Charleston, General Manager attended the Kia National Dealer Meeting in Las Vegas. This annual event gives dealers a firsthand look at new vehicles and insights from corporate leadership. This year’s event focused on how Kia is leading the movement to EV’s and how they are transforming the brand…

Hauntingly Good Deals

October 20th, 2020 by

Every Halloween, Kia Country offers hauntingly good deals.  We like to have fun and our customers like to save money so it’s a win for all.  There are a few things to note other than special offers. COVID has caused manufacturing delays and inventory shortages. Despite that, Kia has remarkably introduced three new vehicles this…

Best Cars for Graduates

May 26th, 2020 by

What are the best cars for high school and college graduates? There are some common denominators that make sense for drivers in this age group. Most important among them are: Affordability. Many are looking at college tuition or paying off college loans or may be just starting a career. There are really good cars at…

Kia Receives Six IIHS Top Safety Pick Ratings

February 20th, 2020 by

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recently awarded 2020 Top Safety Pick (TSP) to the Kia Telluride, Sorento, Sportage, Soul, Stinger and Forte. These TSP ratings reflect Kia’s commitment to safety. IIHS evaluates crash readiness, build integrity and available standard safety systems. To qualify for IIHS 2020 Top Safety Pick, a vehicle must earn…

Kia Highest Mass Market Brand in J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

June 25th, 2019 by
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Genesis, Kia and Hyundai ranked highest in overall initial quality and for the fifth consecutive year that Kia is the highest ranked mass market brand in the J.D. Power Initial Quality Study (IQS). Kia Motors also topped four segments, the most of any brand. The Kia models which led their segments are: Kia Rio—Small Car…

Memorial Day Sale

May 21st, 2019 by
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Kia Country’s Memorial Day Sale is one of the two best times of the year to reap savings on a new car. Why is Memorial Day so significant? Manufacturers are trying to push late model year inventory out to dealerships and dealers are trying to clear their lots of late model inventory to make room…

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